ATFT Practical Pistol

Atlantic Tactical Firearms Trainers Practical Pistol Course

Conducted by a Multi-Discipline Certified Law Enforcement Instructor.

Our Practical Pistol course will provide a comprehensive training session that will include gun handling, gun safety, and the fundamentals of shooting such as grip, stance, sight alignment and sight picture. Students will have an interactive, hands-on experience with revolvers and semi-automatic pistols. This session will further include a thorough legal section providing a greater understanding of firearms laws.

Duration: 8 Hours
Course Cost: $125.00 *includes ammunition, firearms and gear for use during the course
Course Goal: To gain the basic knowledge, skills and attitude for owning and using a pistol safely.
Course Prerequisites: NONE
Course Subject Matter:

  • Pistol Knowledge and safe Gun Handling
  • Ammunition Knowledge and Fundamentals of Pistol Shooting
  • Firing the First Shots (including cleaning / storage)
  • One and Two handed standing shooting positions

Gear to bring to course: All firearms / ammunition / gear included, however:

  • You may bring your own modern handgun. *For those who do not yet have a permit or own a firearm it will be provided by the Instructor.
  • Clothing appropriate for climate and conditions

Course Completion: You will receive a “Basic Practical Pistol” certificate upon successful
demonstration of firing a qualifying “group”.
Possible Locations:

  • ATFT Salisbury, MD Classrooms and Range
  • Mobile Training Teams
  • 3rd Party Host Sites

Don’t currently have a firearm permit?

This course will also serve to certify students to obtain their Maryland HQL license.  For states other than Maryland, please visit our classes page to find the right class for you. Click here.

Please call for more information

Weekdays –> 410-546-0003
Weekends –> 443-736-6330

Atlantic Tactical is now proud to offer ink and Livescan Fingerprinting services for your Maryland, Arizona and Utah concealed carry permits.

Our finger printing packages:

  • Finger Printing

Investment: $25 per ink Finger print card (not including the cost of firearms training)

(Livescan prices vary by category Handgun permit prints cost is $60)

For our turn-key finger printing package, it includes: 

  • Fingerprinting
  • Prepping of required paperwork
  • Required Money Order
  • Mailing of required paperwork


Maryland CCW Package $235  (not including the cost of firearms training)

Maryland HQL Package $160 (not including the cost of firearms training)

Arizona Package $150  (not including the cost of firearms training)

Ask about adding this at your next class. 

Select an event from the list below to register for this class.

Maryland Wear and Carry + Arizona CWP 12/02/2023

December 2 @ 8:15 AM - December 3 @ 5:00 PM

Delaware CCDW + Arizona CWP 12/03/2023

December 3 @ 8:15 AM - 5:00 PM

MD CCW Renewal 12/03/2023

December 3 @ 8:15 AM - 5:00 PM